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Christiansen, M.H. & Dale, R. (2004). The role of learning and development in the evolution of language. A connectionist perspective. In Kimbrough Oller, D., U. Griebel & K. Plunkett (Eds.), The Evolution of Communication Systems: A Comparative Approach. The Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology (pp. 90-109). Cambridge MA: MIT Press.

Dale, R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2004). Active and passive statistical learning: Exploring the role of feedback in artificial grammar learning and language. In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 262-267). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Monaghan, P. & Christiansen, M.H. (2004). What distributional information is useful and usable for language acquisition? In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 963-968). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Onnis, L., Monaghan, P., Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2004). Variability is the spice of learning, and a crucial ingredient for detecting and generalizing in nonadjacent dependencies. In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1047-1052). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Reali, F. & Christiansen, M.H. (2004). Structure dependence in language acquisition: Uncovering the richness of the stimulus. In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1131-1136). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2003). Speech processing: Psycholinguistics. In M.A. Arbib (Ed.), The handbook of brain theory and neural networks (2nd ed., pp. 1068-1071). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2003). Constituency and recursion in language. In M.A. Arbib (Ed.), The handbook of brain theory and neural networks (2nd ed., pp. 267-271). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Christiansen, M.H., Conway, C.M. & Ellefson, M.R. (2003). Raising the bar for connectionist modeling of cognitive developmental disorders. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25, 752-753.

Christiansen, M.H. & Dale, R. (2003). Language evolution and change. In M.A. Arbib (Ed.), The handbook of brain theory and neural networks (2nd ed., pp. 604-606). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Christiansen, M.H. & Kirby, S. (2003). Language evolution: Consensus and controversies. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 7, 300-307.  

Christiansen, M.H. & Kirby, S. (2003). Language evolution: The hardest problem in science? In M.H. Christiansen & Kirby, S. (Eds.), Language evolution (pp. 1-15). Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press.

Conway, C.M., Ellefson, M.R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2003). When less is less and when less is more: Starting small with staged input. In Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 270-275). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Dale, R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2003). Review of The algebraic mind: Integrating connectionism and cognitive science by G.F. Marcus. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 15, 478-480.

Edelman, S. & Christiansen, M.H. (2003). How seriously should we take Minimalist syntax? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 7, 60-61.

Kirby, S. & Christiansen, M.H. (2003). From language learning to language evolution. In M.H. Christiansen & Kirby, S. (Eds.), Language evolution (pp. 272-294). Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press.

Monaghan, P., Chater, N. & Christiansen, M.H. (2003). Inequality between the classes: Phonological and distributional typicality as predictors of lexical processing. In Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pp. 810-815). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Onnis, L. Christiansen, M., Chater, N. & Gomez, R. (2003) Reduction of uncertainty in human sequential learning: Evidence from artificial language learning. Proceedings of The 25th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pp. 886-891). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Reali, F., Christiansen, M.H. & Monaghan, P. (2003). Phonological and distributional cues in syntax acquisition: Scaling up the connectionist approach to multiple-cue integration. In Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 970-975). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Christiansen, M.H., Dale, R., Ellefson, M.R., & Conway, C.M. (2002). The role of sequential learning in language evolution: Computational and experimental studies. In A. Cangelosi & D. Parisi (Eds.) Simulating the evolution of language (pp.165-187). London: Springer-Verlag.  

Christiansen, M.H. & Ellefson, M.R. (2002). Linguistic adaptation without linguistic constraints: The role of sequential learning in language evolution. In A. Wray (Ed.), Transitions to language (pp. 335-358). Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press.  

Conway, C. & Christiansen, M.H. (2002). Sequential learning through touch, vision and audition. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 220-225). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Lupyan, G. & Christiansen, M.H. (2002). Case, word order, and language learnability: Insights from connectionist modeling. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 596-601). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

MacDonald, M.C. & Christiansen, M.H. (2002). Reassessing working memory: A comment on Just & Carpenter (1992) and Waters & Caplan (1996). Psychological Review, 109, 35-54.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2001). Connectionist psycholinguistics: Capturing the empirical data. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 5, 82-88.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2001). Connectionist psycholinguistics in perspective. In M.H. Christiansen & N. Chater (Eds.), Connectionist psycholinguistics (pp.19-75). Westport, CT: Ablex.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2001). Connectionist psycholinguistics: The very idea. In M.H. Christiansen & N. Chater (Eds.), Connectionist psycholinguistics (pp.1-15). Westport, CT: Ablex.

Christiansen, M.H. & Chater, N. (2001). Finite models of infinite language: A connectionist approach to recursion. In M.H. Christiansen & N. Chater (Eds.), Connectionist psycholinguistics (pp. 138-176). Westport, CT: Ablex.

Christiansen, M.H. & Dale, R. (2001). Integrating distributional, prosodic and phonological information in a connectionist model of language acquisition. In Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 220-225). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Conway, C.M., & Christiansen, M.H. (2001). Sequential learning in non-human primates. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 5, 539-546.

Christiansen, M.H. (2000). Using artificial language learning to study language evolution: Exploring the emergence of word universals. J. L. Dessalles & L. Ghadakpour (Eds.), The Evolution of Language: 3rd International Conference (pp. 45-48). Paris, France: Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications.

Christiansen, M.H., Conway, C.M. & Curtin, S. (2000). A connectionist single-mechanism account of rule-like behavior in infancy. In The Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 83-88). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Ellefson, M.R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2000a). The evolution of subjacency without universal grammar: Evidence from artificial language learning. In J. L. Dessalles & L. Ghadakpour (Eds.), The Evolution of Language: 3rd International Conference (pp. 98-101). Paris, France: Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications.

Ellefson, M.R. & Christiansen, M.H. (2000b). Subjacency constraints without universal grammar: Evidence from artificial language learning and connectionist modeling. In The Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 645-650). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.


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